Orla Bird (self-initiated project)
A tarot deck is a set of 78 cards used for divination and self-exploration. It consists of Major and Minor Arcana. Major Arcana are the trump cards numbered from 0 to 21, believed to represent important life events or personality traits. Minor Arcana cards are arranged into 4 suits: pentacles, cups, swords and wands, reflecting relatively mundane features of life.
Avisomnia (avis somnia, lat. – bird’s dreams) is a tarot deck based on the symbolism of the Rider-Waite deck except with different imagery. Major Arcana archetypes are presented as interconnected organisms with eyes as symbols of a presence while Minor Arcana feature 4 different kinds of imaginary plants, one for each suit.
The deck of 78 cards is accompanied with the booklet with explanations as well as the cardboard box featuring the main visual.